“Changes to the Australian Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, applying exclusively to those purchasing a new home or apartment, will support jobs in the residential building industry,” said Graham Wolfe, Managing Director, Housing Industry Association.
The WA Government will give more Western Australians the opportunity to access the highly successful Building Bonus program, by giving homebuilders more time to commence site works to qualify for the $20,000 grant.
The Budget will boost confidence in the building and construction sector, protect the viability of thousands of building and construction businesses and save the jobs of the more than one million people that they employ.
Master Builders Australia commends the Federal Government for its Budget measures to support women during the pandemic, including in the building and construction industry.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) welcomed the 2020 Federal Budget saying that it invests decisively in the recovery challenge but could be leveraged further to drive stronger sustainability outcomes.
Construction is underway on a new two-lane bridge and approach roads over the Rocky Creek Crossing on Robinson Road, Borroloola.
“Tonight’s (October 6 2020) budget has given both first home buyers and more than one million workers in the residential building industry the incentive and confidence needed to continue to navigate through these challenging times. The measures announced will deliver a pipeline of building work and most importantly help more people access a home of […]
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) improved by 7.3 points to 45.2 in September 2020, indicating a slower pace of contraction compared to August (readings below 50 points indicate contraction in activity, with lower results indicating a faster rate of contraction).
“Today’s (October 4 2020) announcement that the Australian Government will inject a further $1.2 billion into helping new and existing apprentices get a leg up in these difficult times responds to HIA’s call to ensure the class of 2020 are not left behind,” said HIA Managing Director, Graham Wolfe.
Today (October 1 2020) is the start of National Safe Work Month— and while safety is always important this October provides a great opportunity to continue to talk about and promote safe and healthy worksites.